2013 is the year of Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Sindelfingen production started
Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant, a state of the art manufacturing unit which has come up at an investment of €1 billion is where the company’s new S Class sedan has recently entered production. The new plant has been under construction since 2011 with around €350 million invested in construction of body shop, another €130 million invested in press shop and close to €70 million in assembly.
2014 S Class will sport outstanding safety features and autonomous driving facilities and will be the first production vehicle that will be able to drive itself. It will have a total of 26 sensors situated all around the vehicle to help monitor the vehicle’s surroundings while they work in conjuncture with active braking system to alert the driver in case of an impending danger of crash.
Daimler is investing around €1 billion at the site in 2013
Dr Dieter Zetsche: “2013 is the year of the S-Class. We are driving forward our model offensive in the luxury segment.”
Andreas Renschler: “Our production is breaking the mould: we made it fit for the future by implementing numerous new processes for manufacturing the S-Class.”